ICT Unit, Federal College of Education, Kontagora, Niger State. +234-803-428-7868
ICT Unit, Federal College of Education, Kontagora, Niger State. +234-803-428-7868
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Welcome to Federal College of Education Kontagora!

The Federal College of Education (FCE) Kontagora is located in Niger State geo-political zone of Nigeria. The college was established in September, 1978 as federal Advanced Teacher College (FATC) during the military Administration of General Olusegun Obasnjo, (GCFR). This follows the recommendation of Sir. Eric Ashby report of 1970 and subsequent promulgation of principal act cited as federal College of Education decree no. 4 of 1986 and as amended in decree no. 6 of 1993.

The college, which was initially affiliated to the university of Ilorin became an autonomous institution as from 1987 under the supervision of National Commission for College of Education (NCCE). The federal college of Education, kontagora, among others is purposely established to prepare teacher at the Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE) level and to run other related programmes.


The college took off under the able leadership of the founding principal, Mr. O. O. Uguru at the temporary site in 1978. Academic activities were carried out from different rented and borrowed building widely scattered in town. During the early stage, staff and students were accommodated in different locations in town. Mr. Uguru handed over to Dr. S. K. Afolabi who was appointed Acting principal of the college in October 1981. He served as an acting principal till December, 1982.

Mr. M. A. Uppal (an Indian expatriate) assumed office on 1st January , 1983. He was later replaced by Dr. S.A. Abdulrahman in 1985. In 1987, Alhaji S.U. Dalhatu became provost of the college and served for six years.

Dr. Elisha G. Kutara replaced Alhaji Shehu Dalhatu as provost of the college on 8th March 1993 who was redeployed to Federal college of Education, Zaria. Dr. A. M. Tura was appointed sole Administrator for college on 1st August 1996 as a result of the crisis that engulfed the college which led to the setting up an Adminstrative panel by the Federal Ministry of Education.

On 1st December 1998, Dr. Emmanuel I. Makoju took over the leadership of the college and served as the provost for two terms (1998-2006), In October 2006, Alhaji Sheshi T. Sidi, was appointed Acting provost and served in that capacity for three years. Dr. Nathaniel O. Odediran was appointed as the provost of the college on the 19th January 2010. After a successful first tenure, he was reappointed to serve for another term of four years by President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan (GCFR). His tenure came to an end on the 17th January 2018.

Alhaji Jibrin Garba Danwake was appointed to act as the provost of the college for three months

Prof. Faruk Rashid Haruna, the current provost of the college was appointed by the Federal Goverment of Nigeria on the 10th of April 2018.

The college offers several courses leading to the award of Nigeria certificate in Education, Certificate, Diploma and Degree.



This is to inform the general public that the College is scheduled to resume for the First Semester 2018/2019 Academic Session on the 30th of October 2018.

Signed: Management

Posted at 2018-09-23 10:25:29


This is to inform the general public and most especially the prospective candidates of the Federal College of Education Kotangora that the Admission List for the 2018/2019 Academic Session is now available.

Signed: Management

Posted at 2018-09-23 10:25:22


This is to inform the general public that payment of Acceptance Fees of Five Thousand Naira (=N=5000.00) only payable by the newly admitted students for 2018/2019 Academic Session has began.

Signed: Management

Posted at 2018-09-23 10:25:29


Click this link to view the 2018/2019 Academic Session Registration Guidelines

Posted at 2018-09-23 10:25:22


A memorandum of understanding have been signed between the College and Mainstream Foundation for the training of youths in Poultry and fisheries farming, the programme is to be coordinated by the Department of Agricultural Education.

Posted at 2019-02-01 11:31:31


The Provost of FCE Kontagora Professor Faruk Rashid Haruna took the college to higher heights of academic enrichment. This took place on the 8th of November 2018 with a visit to the Universal Basic Education Commission of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja and the liaison office of New Creation Educational Foundation (NCEF) office, Asokoro Abuja, an Educational outfit based in Netherlands. The provost's team was made up of board of Directors and Heads of Departments: The Deputy Provost, Dr. Yahaya Ubandoma; the chairman Partnership/Linkages Committee, Dr. Muhammad Mann Shaaba; the College Librarian , Mall. Ismaila Baba Mohammed; the Bursar of the College, Alh. Haruna Kumbashi; College Auditor, Mr. Joseph Noma Erena and the HOD Computer Science, Engr. Musa Muhammad Ndagie. They were supported by the College photographer, Mas'ud and Mall. Suleiman as the driver. The visit was a practical manifestation of the Provost's dream to bring about creative changes that would put the college in an enviable heights of successful academics. The visit produced mutual understanding and desire to work together by the three bodies - Federal College of Education Kontagora, Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) of the Federal capital Territory, and New Creation Educational Foundation (NCEF) Netherlands.

Posted at 2018-11-10 00:00:00


A new deputy provost has been appointed for the federal college of education kontagora. He is Dr. Saidu Yahaya Ubandoma. His appointment was ratified by the Governing council of the college during its 5th meeting held from the 24th-26th September 2018. Dr. Saidu Yahaya Ubandoma, until his appointment was a chief lecturer in the department of integrated science.He served as Dean, school of secondary school education, science programmes from 2010-2012. He was also a director Directorate of university Affiliated program me (DUAP). He is a native of kontagora. Dr. Yahaya Ubandoma has written several educational papers; books, journals and served in different committees in the college. He is happily married with children.

Posted at 2018-10-13 10:25:29


The registry department, federal college of education kontagora, celebrating its maiden day amidst pomp and pageantry. The event with the theme 'Registry as a strong pillar for achieving colleges mandate' took place from the 3rd-4th October 2018. Among activates that featured at the event were; Novelty football match between the non Academic staff (NASU) and senior staff union of college of education (SSUCOEN), paper presentation by Dr Jibrin Lawal, Registrar F.C.E. Zaria, cultural dances as well as presentation of gift for all the registry staff. While declaring the event open the provost, Prof. Faruk Rashid Haruna, represented by the Deputy Provost, Dr Saidu Yahaya Ubandoma congratulated all the registry staff for the epoch making event. He remarked that as the administrative hub of the college charged with providing services for the day to day administration of the institution, there is no way the college can realize its goals without the contributions of registry department. He charged them to be committed and dedicated on their duties. Earlier the college registry, Barr (Mrs.) Aisha Y. Bukar in her welcome remarks called on the registry staff to be united and committed in their various duties. She quoted the world of J.K. Rowling 'we are only strong as we are united, as weak as we divided.'

Posted at 2018-10-13 10:25:29

NITDA-Assisted ICT Infrastructure underway at FCE Kontagora

Top Management Staff of Federal College of Education Kontagora, Niger State, led by its Provost, Prof Farouk Haruna Abdulrasheed paid a courtesy call at the Agency's Corporate Headquarters in Abuja to appeal for the deployment of ICT infrastructure with the aim of enhancing capacities of both lecturers and students. The Provost disclosed that the institution has identified ICT as a catalyst for accelerated development, thereby necessitating the school's visit. In his remarks, the Director General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami FBCS revealed that NITDA has expanded its scope to cover both Polytechnics and Colleges of Education as beneficiaries of NITDA’s ICT infrastructure, which is aimed at enhancing teaching, learning and research activities. The DG informed that NITDA’s projects are based on merit and also that the Agency give priority to those who have a clear sustainability plan. The ICT infrastructure the Agency deploys at higher Institutions include: Digital Capacity Building Centres, Digital Job Creation Centres, Virtual Libraries and Wireless Network Connectivity.

Posted at 2018-09-27 07:20:28

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Payment Methods

Online Paymants of fees are made possible on the students portal after the Biodata Registration through the use of ATM cards and other payment options tailored to individual preference.


Those who prefer payment of fees through the banks must generate Remita Reference Number (RRR) from the portal and proceed to the banks with the printout.

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